IB Trading Platforms

Trading Platforms


Optimize your trading speed and efficiency with our powerful suite of trading platforms. Discover which platform is the right one for you.


 
Desktop TWS

Desktop TWS

Our flagship platform designed for active traders and investors who trade multiple products and require power and flexibility, TWS includes all of our most advanced algos and trading tools, and offers a library of tool- and asset-based trading layouts for total customization.

SUITABLE FOR:
Traders and investors who want to take advantage of the full IBKR offering, especially high-volume, global traders and those who require in-depth news, technical research and risk analysis tools

IB TWS for Mobile

IBKR Mobile

Easily trade and monitor your IB account on-the-go from your iOS or Android device (tablet or smartphone).

SUITABLE FOR:
On-the-go traders and investors who like to keep an eye on their account 24/7

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IBot

IBot

Complete key trading tasks with no navigation and no learning curve! IBot is our chat/voice-based trading interface that understands natural language requests. Available on TWS for Desktop and Mobile.

SUITABLE FOR:
New clients, hands-free traders on the go, experienced desktop traders who prefer a text or voice interface

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IB WebTrader

IB WebTrader

Our web-based trading platform offers similar functionality as the desktop with a simpler interface, and works behind a firewall.

SUITABLE FOR:
Traders and investors who prefer a simplified interface, or who are behind a firewall

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IB APIs

IB APIs

From our easy-to-use Excel API to our industrial strength FIX API, we offer something no matter your experience level. Our TWS API is well-supported with numerous examples that make it easy to get started.

SUITABLE FOR:
Traders and investors who want to write their own trading software or automated trading programs; third-party software users

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QuickTrade

QuickTrade

Access your IB account quickly from within Account Management to place a simple order or check your account balance.

SUITABLE FOR:
Occasional traders

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Supported Products

Our clients have access to over 120 market centers in 26 countries where they can trade stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, ETFs and CFDs – all from a single IB Universal Account™.

Our trading platforms offer a wide range of productcentered tools like the OptionTrader and Probability Lab for simplified single and complex multi-leg option trading; FXTrader for forex trading; Mutual Fund/ETF Replicator to help you easily find lower cost ETF alternatives to popular mutual funds; our fixed income screeners for corporate, municipal and agency bonds and CDs - and more.

We give clients the tools they need to trade whatever financial products they choose to help them meet their trading and investing goals.

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Stocks
Options (Incl. Futures Options)
Futures
Forex
CFDs
Warrants
Combinations
Bonds
Mutual Funds
Structured Products
Physical Metals
Inter-Commodity Spreads
 

Trading Features

We believe that less is more when it comes to our trading costs, but not our trading tools. We continually strive to offer our clients more of what they need to enhance their trading experience.

Looking for a highly-tailored, customizable investment strategy? Our Portfolio Builder walks you through the process of creating investment strategies based on fundamental data and top-tier research that you can back test, adjust and then invest in. Traders who are trading large orders have access to over 30 algos, including our own Accumulate/Distribute algo which has customizable logic to help you fill large-volume orders while adjusting to market conditions based on your criteria.

See the total picture before you buy or sell using our what-if portfolio scenarios. Our professional-caliber IB Risk NavigatorSM reveals exposure across asset classes and around the globe, helping you to monitor and adjust your positions as needed.

  Desktop Mobile Web IBot IB API QuickTrade
Display Positions and PnL
IB SMART Routing
Simple Orders
Advanced Orders and Algos
Conditional Orders
Paper Trading
Customizable Workspace
Mutual Fund/ETF Replicator
Stock Borrow/Loan
Yield Optimizer
Advanced Portfolio Management Tools
Risk NavigatorSM
Backtesting

Advanced Analysis

Our trading platforms offer features to meet the needs of both the occasional investor and the serious, active trader.

Whether you need to simply monitor your account, or want to perform in-depth analysis to create a highly tailored trading strategy using our proprietary algos and API, our platforms provide the features you need to help you meet your trading and investing goals, however basic or complex they may be.

IB clients enjoy both the power and simplicity of our feature-rich platforms.

 
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Live/Delayed Market Data
Historical Market Data
Level II Market Data
Charting
Advanced Technical Analysis
Scanners
Advanced Fixed Income Scanner
Streaming News Services
IB Market Signals
Third-Party Research
Streaming Bloomberg TV
Dividend Schedules
Alerts
Options Analysis



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